Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Position ID: UNK-TAP [#12007, 55550]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location: Kearney, Nebraska 68849, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/06/01 finished (2018/05/24, finished 2018/07/02, listed until 2018/11/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Job Description or Duties: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) is accepting applications for a one year non-tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 13, 2018. Teach twelve credits per term, including elementary statistics, hold office hours, and attend faculty meetings.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctorate or ABD in mathematics or mathematics education by the start date. The candidate must have college level mathematics teaching experience and also demonstrate excellence in teaching, and must be qualified to teach elementary statistics.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate in mathematics or mathematics education. This position requires teaching elementary statistics for science, social science, and pre-nursing students. Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully taught elementary statistics.

HOW TO APPLY: Application review begins June 1, 2018. A complete application must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) three current letters of references, including at least one reference who is familiar with your teaching qualifications.

Applicants must submit an AMS cover sheet and their letters of reference through To submit the rest of the application, applicants must apply on-line at

For more information and to apply visit For more information about the position contact: Barton Willis, Professor and Chair ( For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environmentThe University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Director/ADA Coordinator.
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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
308 865 8868
Barton Willis, Ph.D.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney NE 68849

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